Sensors and Actuators

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A sensor is a device that measures and changes over physical amount into a signal which can be perused by an observer. For instance, camcorders and computerized cameras have a picture sensor.

An actuator is a device that is responsible for moving and controlling a system. An actuator requires a control signal and a source of energy to serve the purpose. The control signal is comparatively low energy and may be electric voltage or current, pneumatic or hydraulic pressure, or even human power.

For more information please visit: https://www.scitechnol.com/industrial-electronics-applications.php

 

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